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Their View: A lesson of Massachusetts? Anger

Los Angeles Times/MCT Campus January 21, 2010

You can bet that political strategists in both parties will be parsing the meaning of the Massachusetts senatorial struggle for some time to come. If there was a slam dunk left in American politics, it...

Humanitarianism should exist beyond tragedies

Marchaé Grair January 20, 2010

 The people of Haiti are not strangers to misfortune, but a tragedy demanded international attention to their suffering. A devastating earthquake rocked Haiti on Jan. 12, killing tens of thousands near...

Closing thoughts on another decade

Garrison Ebie January 20, 2010

Finally, another decade over and done with. It was the turn of the millennium, a point in time that for the rest of history, people will look back at and compare with whatever future civilization they...

Our View: Every little bit helps

DKS Editors January 20, 2010

It’s been just over a week since an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 struck Haiti, devastating the country.A week later, the news coming out of Haiti remains disturbing. CNN reported last week that...

Disconnecting to reconnect

David Busch January 20, 2010

 The flush of the toilet down the hall lifted the weight of sleep off my mind and my eyes slowly came to the present. My friend walked into the living room where I spent the night comfortably asleep on...

Mired in poverty, the Salvadoran experience

Ben Wolford January 19, 2010

If you are born in Tremedal, you probably won’t ever leave.It takes 45 minutes to drive there on coiled mountain roads from Agua Caliente, El Salvador. Google Maps hasn’t labeled Tremedal on its satellite...

We’re back!

January 19, 2010

Spring semester can be kind of a bummer. For starters, calling it “spring” is a pretty big joke when for the bulk of the semester Kent seems to be under a heavy, ugly blanket of snow. And you can hardly...

Help for Haiti

January 19, 2010

It’s been less than a year and a half since Haiti was ravaged by four devastating storms: Fay, Gustav, Hanna and Ike, back-to-back-to-back-to-back. The images beamed from the scene were searing. Bodies...

A stitch in time…

Sonali Kudva January 19, 2010

It was the season to be jolly, a time for family and friends, to reflect the year past and plan the year ahead, to make resolutions and to break them. I hope this column finds you in good cheer — or...

You’re only cheating yourself

DKS Editors January 11, 2010

We have all seen the university’s policy regarding cheating and plagiarism in each syllabus we receive at the beginning of a semester. Some professors read the policy out loud during the first class;...

Oh the things we have learned

DKS Editors December 29, 2009

We learned a lot this semester. So our Bursar's account shows.But we did learn a lot other than what is learned in classes. For example:• No matter how much we hear about swine flu, how terrible it sounds...

A vision for peace

Sonali Kudva December 11, 2009

Today, I'll just use this space to ruminate over some current events that we have been bombarded with lately. Nothing momentous, but it seems that this holiday season is touched by them just the same.President...

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